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Document Number: 7338

High Cost of High School Dropouts: What the Nation Pays for Inadequate High Schools - This fascinating brief discusses the financial implications of high school dropout rates for the dropout, the state and the nation during the lifetime of the student. Some states could see staggering financial benefits from higher numbers of graduates, and the nation as a whole could see upwards of $300 billion in additional income. (Alliance for Excellent Education, January 2007)...


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